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Unable to get to "Safe Mode" Win XP Prof.

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#1 leapfrog


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Posted 06 August 2005 - 07:59 AM

I am trying to get to the "Safe Mode" on Windows XP Professional SP2 on an HP KAYAK XA computer. The MS directions are to hit F8 - all that happens is I get a list of areas to boot from: CD, Floppy, and Hard drive and can go to setup, none of which gets me to the "Safe Mode" I believe the Bios has uses F8 (not sure) and is directing me to Boot Mode. How do I get to "Safe Mode"?

The reason I want to get to 'Safe Mode" is that I am trying to remove Spysheriff.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

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#2 thedon57


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Posted 06 August 2005 - 08:30 AM

Hi try hitting delete as that sometimes works as well that the one one the little keyboard, or f5 as i have found myself that also gets you to safe mode. :thumbsup:
Now installed Microsoft Security Essencials on my Tower with Windows Home Premium 32bit and Toshiba Satellite Pro Laptop with Windows Home Premium 64bit

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